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The Canadian mining opportunity: $130 billion over the next five years

New figures from the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today estimate that approximately $130 billion worth of investment is projected over the next five years for the Canadian mining industry;  including both new project and expansions to existing operations.  That message was part of an address to the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce made by Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada. 

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L'AMC applaudit au programme GEM du gouvernement du Canada : il s'agit d'un investissement stratégique dans l'avenir de l'industrie minière nationale

L'Association minière du Canada (AMC) a accueilli favorablement la reconnaissance personnelle dans le cadre du Programme de géocartographie de l'énergie et des minéraux du gouvernement fédéral présenté aujourd'hui par le premier ministre Harper pendant sa tournée du Nunavut et sa visite de la mine Meadowbank. Meadowbank, une des plus récentes mines du Canada, appartient à Agnico Eagle (membre de l'AMC), qui l'exploite également.

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Canada's GEM program a strategic investment in Canada's mining future

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) was pleased by the personal recognition of the federal government’s Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM) program brought by Prime Minister Harper today during his tour of Nunavut and visit of the Meadowbank mine.  Meadowbank, one of Canada’s newest mines, is owned and operated by Agnico Eagle, a MAC member.

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L'AMC se réjouit des progrès réalisés par le gouvernement canadien au sein des Amériques

L'Association minière du Canada (AMC) a aujourd'hui félicité le gouvernement fédéral pour l'entrée en vigueur officielle, le 15 août 2011, de l'Accord de libre-échange (ALE) Canada-Colombie. Le premier ministre Harper en a fait l'annonce officielle dans le cadre de sa tournée en Amérique du Sud, au cours de laquelle il se rendra au Brésil, en Colombie, au Costa Rica et au Honduras afin de promouvoir les relations économiques.

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MAC applauds progress by Government of Canada in the Americas

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today offered congratulations to the federal government on the formal entry into force of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) effective August 15 2011.   Prime Minister Harper made this formal announcement during his ongoing trip to South America that features trade promotion and foreign relations visits to Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Honduras.

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Les montants versés par l'industrie minière aux différents ordres de gouvernement du Canada ont augmenté de 65 % en 2010

L'Association minière du Canada (AMC) a publié aujourd'hui son rapport annuel sur le volume des paiements versés par l'industrie minière aux différents ordres de gouvernement du Canada. Le rapport, préparé par ENTRANS Policy Research Group, contient des détails sur les revenus que le gouvernement perçoit directement auprès de l'industrie sous forme d'impôts des sociétés, de redevances et d'impôts sur le revenu.

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Mining industry payments to Canadian governments increased by 65% in 2010

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today released its annual report on the level of payments made by the mining industry to Canadian governments.  The report, prepared by ENTRANS Policy Research Group, details the direct revenues that accrue to government from the industry in the form of corporate taxes, royalties and employee income taxes. 

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Message to Mines Ministers: Booming mining sector offers opportunities across Canada

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today released a submission to Canada's ministers of natural resources in advance of the annual meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers, being held July 18-19 in Kananaskis Alberta.   The submission was prepared by MAC on behalf of the Canadian Mineral Industry Federation, a grouping of the 15 national, provincial and territorial mining industry associations, and highlights the significant economic opportunity for new mining investment. 

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MAC commends government on progressive and constructive regulatory improvements

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commends government on progressive and constructive regulatory improvements.  Earlier today, the government of Canada today published new regulations under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEEA) that establish clear timelines for comprehensive studies. 

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